Daily Poem: Friends ~ William Stafford

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Friends ~ William Stafford How far friends are! They forget you, most days. They have to, I know; but still, it’s lonely just being far and a friend. I put my hand out—this chair, this table— So near: touch, that’s how to live. Call up a friend? All right, but the phone itself is what […]

Daily Poem: And With March a Decade in Bolinas ~ Joanne Kyger

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And With March a Decade in Bolinas ~ Joanne Kyger Just sitting around smoking, drinking, and telling stories, the news, making plans, analyzing, approaching the cessation of personality, the single personality understands its demise. Experience of the simultaneity of all human beings on this planet, alive when you are alive. This seemingly inexhaustible sophistication of […]

Daily Poem: Winter: Tonight: Sunset ~ David Budbill

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Winter: Tonight: Sunset ~ David Budbill Tonight at sunset walking on the snowy road, my shoes crunching on the frozen gravel, first through the woods, then out into the open fields past a couple of trailers and some pickup trucks, I stop and look at the sky. Suddenly: orange, red, pink, blue, green, purple, yellow, […]

Daily Poem: The Lovers ~ Timothy Liu

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The Lovers ~ Timothy Liu I was always afraid of the next card the psychic would turn over for us— Forgive me for not knowing how we were every card in the deck.

Daily Poem: Memory ~ Charles Bukowski

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Memory ~Charles Bukowski (with thanks to Roskis for sending this my way) I’ve memorized all the fish in the sea I’ve memorized each opportunity strangled and I remember awakening one morning and finding everything smeared with the color of forgotten love and I’ve memorized that too. I’ve memorized green rooms in St. Louis and New […]

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